apprenticeships

Prentisiaethau yn arwain at yrfaoedd mewn gwyddoniaeth

Ar hyn o bryd mae Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe yn cefnogi pedwar prentis benywaidd wrth iddynt gymryd eu camau cyntaf tuag at yrfa mewn gwyddoniaeth.

Mae Hazel Hinder, Sally Hughes a Courteney Peart (Tata Steel) a Meghan Maddox (Vale Europe) yn astudio BTEC Diploma Gwyddoniaeth Gymhwysol ac NVQ Technegydd Labordy ar gampws Tycoch.

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Maths, Science and Social Sciences

College / industry collaboration leads to apprenticeship opportunities

Gower College Swansea has developed an exciting collaboration with industrial electronics specialists Kontroltek, who are based in Bridgend, after both organisations saw a potential opportunity to move students seamlessly from the college environment into successful, motivating apprenticeships.

Kontroltek specialise in electronic, electrical and mechanical repairs and supply. They currently have 40 employees but have extensive ambitions to grow their workforce using the ‘next generation’ of electronic engineers.

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Electronic Engineering

Apprentice star wows at Swansea Bay business lunch

Attendees at Swansea Bay Business Club’s October lunch enjoyed a talk held by entrepreneur and winner of BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’, Joseph Valente.

Joseph delighted the audience at the Marriott Hotel as he shared stories of his time on the hit TV show and working with business magnate, Lord Alan Sugar.

During the event, which was sponsored by GCS Training, guests were encouraged to ask Joseph questions about his career and business - Impra Gas - as they enjoyed a three course meal and networking opportunities with businesses from across Swansea Bay and beyond.

Prentis trin gwallt yn mynd i Wythnos Ffasiwn Llundain

Mae prentis Trin Gwallt o Gorseinon wedi cael blas ar y ‘bywyd bras’ yn ystod Wythnos Ffasiwn Llundain, diolch i’w chysylltiadau â Choleg Gŵyr Abertawe.

Mae Lucy Britton, sy’n astudio tuag at NVQ Lefel 2 yng Nghanolfan Broadway y coleg, wedi bod yn gweithio’n amser llawn yn The Hair Lounge yn Fforestfach am y flwyddyn ddiwethaf. Mae perchennog y salon, Marc Isaac, hefyd yn cael ei gyflogi gan y coleg fel tiwtor / aseswr trin gwallt.

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Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistics

Hairdressing apprentice heads to London Fashion Week

A Hairdressing apprentice from Gorseinon got a taste of the ‘absolutely fabulous’ life at London Fashion Week, thanks to her links with Gower College Swansea.

Lucy Britton, who is studying towards a Level 2 NVQ at the college’s Broadway Centre, has worked full time at the Hair Lounge in Fforestfach for the past year. The owner of the salon, Marc Isaac, is also employed by the college as a tutor / assessor in hairdressing.

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Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistics

Apprentices represent college at regional heats

Two students have represented Gower College Swansea at prestigious national apprentice competitions.

Mariusz Gawarecki, who is studying towards a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating, was put forward for the HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year by his lecturer Mike Morris.

“Mariusz is an exceptional student – in fact, he was our overall Engineering Student of the Year in 2015 - and was a fantastic ambassador for the college at this year’s competition, being placed second out of ten,” says Mike.

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Plumbing and Construction

Dyfodol disglair i ddosbarth Technoleg Peirianneg 2015

Mae adran Technoleg Peirianneg Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe (Tycoch) wedi dathlu ei gohort BTEC Lefel 3 mwyaf llwyddiannus hyd yn hyn.

O ddosbarth graddio 2015, mae saith yn mynd i rai o’r prifysgolion gorau ledled gwledydd Prydain gan gynnwys Abertawe, Manceinion, Swydd Gaerhirfryn a Bryste, i astudio am radd mewn Peirianneg Gemegol, Peirianneg Sifil, Peirianneg Fecanyddol, Peirianneg gyda Chymorth Cyfrifiadur, Pensaernïaeth a Roboteg.

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Engineering

Bright futures for Engineering Technology 'class of 2015'

Gower College Swansea’s Engineering Technology department (Tycoch) has celebrated its most successful Level 3 BTEC cohort to date.

From the graduating class of 2015, seven are heading to top universities around the UK including Swansea, Manchester, Lancashire and Bristol, to study degrees in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, and Computer Aided Engineering, Architecture and Robotics.

A further 14 students have secured apprenticeships with established companies including Tata Steel, 3M, Quartzelec, Wall Colmonoy, Lyte Ladders and A.I.R Precision.

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Engineering

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